1. What information does Money-Media gather about the user?
Free Trial Registrants
For the free trial registrants, Money-Media collects the user's general information, including her/his email address, company, title, address, phone and fax numbers, information about where the user heard about the Money-Media site and the user name and password that the user will employ to access the site.
Email this Article Participants
For Email this Article participants, Money-Media collects the sender's name, email address and comments, as well as the recipient's name and email address.
Money-Media employs cookies in order to track site usage, and in order to verify a user's access information. This also enables the user to access the full articles without having to re-enter a user name and password each time. Users must have their browsers set to accept cookies in order to view Money-Media's material, including, but not limited to each site's home page.
Money-Media monitors the IP addresses, or the location of your computer on the Internet, along with the corresponding user name and password of each user in order to prevent unauthorized access to Money-Media's sites. Some of this information is used to help us build statistical data on Money-Media site usage.
Statistical data regarding access to the each site is also gathered. This data may include frequency of use, duration of use, number of visits per page, and other information of an entirely impersonal nature. Generally, this type of information is not user specific; rather, it is anonymous.
2. What does Money-Media do with the information we gather about the user?
The information gathered by Money-Media is used for these main purposes:
a) to help Money-Media determine site usage, reader preferences and content for upcoming features,
b) to help the Money-Media staff better assist those in need of technical support and account updates,
c) to prohibit unauthorized access to Money-Media websites,
d) to inform visitors to the site of changes and updates,
e) to provide you with information about products and services from trusted partners (if you agree to receive such information).
3. Who else sees this info?
Statistical data, in aggregate form, may be used or shared with outside companies, clients, or advisors for the purpose of demonstrating the use of the site. Any individual user information will be removed before presenting the statistics to outside companies, clients, or advisors. Detailed information about individual users is not divulged to any source and used only for the purposes stated above in 2.
4. How can you opt out of this agreement?
At any time during your free trial or subscription, you have the option to terminate your service and opt out of the daily email that is sent to you. To do so, simply email email@example.com requesting this information. Additionally, you can modify or update any of your information by emailing this address: firstname.lastname@example.org.